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The San Francisco earthquake: from the diary of E.I. De Laveaga
De Laveaga, E. I
De Laveaga, E. I
Date Created and/or Issued
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CaliforniaHistoricalSociety, North Baker Research Library, 678 Mission Street,San Francisco, CA 94105-4014;
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California Historical Society
1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Fire Digital Collection: Selections from the California Historical Society
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Student at Berkeley, and son of Miguel de Laveaga, a wealthy San Francisco businessman.
Particular attention is given to the progress of the fire, with descriptions of damage to landmark buildings; firefighting and dynamiting; and structural damage to various parts of the city.
Ten-page excerpt from Laveaga's diary, giving a firsthand account of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire.
MS 3470
Disaster victims--California--San Francisco
Dwellings--Earthquake effects
Earthquakes--California--San Francisco--Personal narratives
Fires--California--San Francisco--Personal narratives
San Francisco Earthquake, Calif., 1906--Personal narratives

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